Sano stands in front of the Leonidas soldier in Sparta, Greece. Photo by Marcel Colchen

Going Places

February 13, 2018

In a delicate wooden frame, a photograph of Mary Sano with a mountain gorilla sits on her desk in the Palo Alto High School Social Sciences Department. Her love for animals led her to the no-longer-existing...

The Victorian-style line of the streets of Mission District. The 1906 earthquake and fire caused the revival of 19th century architecture, featuring ornate details and vibrant colors that San Francisco is well known for. Photo by Megan Chai

Mission Accomplished

February 4, 2018

(Editor’s note: This is an updated version of a story originally produced by Class of 2015 Verde staffers Eliza Ackroyd, Lucy Fox and Claire Priestly with repackaging and additions by Megan Chai (Clas...